Definition of Husain

1. Noun. Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937).

2. Noun. King of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999).
Exact synonyms: Husayn, Hussein, Ibn Talal Hussein, King Hussein
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex

Definition of Husain

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Husayn) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Husain

Hurler's syndrome
Hurler-Scheie syndrome
Hurler syndrome
Hurst bougies
Hurthle cell
Hurthle cell adenoma
Hurthle cell carcinoma
Hurthle cell tumour
Huschke's auditory teeth
Huschke's cartilages
Huschke's foramen
Huschke's valve

Literary usage of Husain

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1. A Oriental Biographical Dictionary: Founded on Materials Collected by the by Thomas William Beale, Henry George Keene (1881)
"husain Nizam Shah died eleven days after his return from this expedition, on Wednesday the 6th of June, 1666 AD, 7th Zi-Ka'dá, 972 AH, ..."

2. Early Records of British India: A History of the English Settlements in by James Talboys Wheeler (1878)
"However we are satisfied that in whatever lies in his power, he does and will assist us, but particularly in the Vizier's Durbar. " husain AH Khan is lately ..."

3. The Cambridge Medieval History by John Bagnell Bury, James Pounder Whitney (1913)
"husain complied with the solicitations of the Kufa people. ... husain and those remaining faithful to him were cut down at Karbala (10 Oct. 680). ..."

4. Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary by Ibn Khallikān (1843)
"Al-Kadi ar-Rashid (the well-guided kadi) Abu '1-husain Ahmad, son of al-Kadi ar-Rashid Abu '1-Hasan AH, son of al-Kadi ar-Rashid Abu Ishak Ibrahim Ibn ..."

5. Persia by a Persian: Being Personal Experiences, Manners, Customs, Habits by Isaac Adams (1906)
"''Beware that you go not against husain, and rebel against your Lord, and cut off mercy from you, for you had better be deprived of the dominion of the ..."

6. Bibliotheca Indica by Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, Asiatick Society (Calcutta, India) (1902)
"1 u =nin Shahi dynasty of Bengal Moslem independent kings had its adopted home—husain Shah first obtained power in the district of Faridpur or ..."

7. The Ain i Akbari by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, Henry Blochmann, Henry Sullivan Jarrett (1873)
"husain Mírzá, Sultán, 362, 434, 462. husain Mírzá, son of ... Ibrahim husain Mírzá, 330, 333, 353, 373, 461, 462, 618. ..."

8. The Coins of the Sháhs of Persia, Safavis, Afgháns, Efsháris, Zands, and Kájárs by British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals, Reginald Stuart Poole (1887)
"... and the royal right has ta'en The son of Shah Tahmasp, the second Shah Sultan husain. Nothing is said of a coin inscription, yet if 'Ali Merdan issued ..."

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